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Check through the Blog posts below to find our latest extended book reviews, our #AuthorsOnLocation pieces, and our views on matters of general literary interest. Search by either Location or by the Keywords you would like to come up in the results…

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Novel set in California (crime from a “brilliant storyteller”)

Novel set in California (crime from a “brilliant storyteller”)

1st September 2014

Unlucky 13 by James Patterson, novel set in California. James Patterson has done it...

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Novel set in Edinburgh (“love paints the world”)

Novel set in Edinburgh (“love paints the world”)

28th August 2014

The Right Attitude to Rain by Alexander McCall Smith. No. 3 in The Sunday Philosphy...

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Terminal City by Linda Fairstein – a thriller set in New York (beneath Grand Central Station)

Terminal City by Linda Fairstein – a thriller set in New York (beneath Grand Central Station)

24th August 2014

Terminal City by Linda Fairstein – a thriller set in New York. Terminal City...

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Novel set in HAMBURG, Germany (“the percussive music of the German language”)

Novel set in HAMBURG, Germany (“the percussive music of the German language”)

20th August 2014

The Aftermath by Rhidian Brook, novel set in Hamburg 1946. A novel that evokes...

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The Calligraphy of Dreams – a  novel set in Barcelona (‘the arsehole of the world’)

The Calligraphy of Dreams – a novel set in Barcelona (‘the arsehole of the world’)

17th August 2014

The Calligraphy of Dreams by Juan Marsé (translated by Nick Caistor) – a novel...

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Novel set in rural USA (‘the only thing you are allowed to take from an affair is wisdom’)

Novel set in rural USA (‘the only thing you are allowed to take from an affair is wisdom’)

13th August 2014

Life Drawing by Robin Black, novel set in rural USA outside Philadelphia. Strands weave...

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Travelogue set in China and South East Asia (fill up with ‘colour and fragrance’)

Travelogue set in China and South East Asia (fill up with ‘colour and fragrance’)

8th August 2014

Fragrant Heart by Miranda Emmerson, travelogue set in China and South East Asia (Vietnam,...

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“Marching off the map” with The Atlas of Us

“Marching off the map” with The Atlas of Us

5th August 2014

The Atlas of Us by Tracy Buchanan, romance novel set in Exmoor and Thailand,...

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A God In Every Stone – by Kamila Shamsie (a novel set in Peshawar)

A God In Every Stone – by Kamila Shamsie (a novel set in Peshawar)

1st August 2014

A God In Every Stone by Kamila Shamsie – a novel set in Peshawar....

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Novel set in England (the beau monde in Buckinghamshire)

Novel set in England (the beau monde in Buckinghamshire)

28th July 2014

The Deaths by Mark Lawson, dark murder novel set in England (Buckinghamshire). High living...

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